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Series III. Published Material, 1919-1945

Scope and Content Notes:

This series consists of journal and magazine publications of Allen’s work. Allen at times published individual poems or serialized installments of his prose in literary journals and commercial magazines such as Cosmopolitan. Note: this series only includes periodical publications and is not an exhaustive representation of Hervey Allen's published works.

See Also: Oversized serial publications are separately housed and can be found in Series XI: Oversized Material, Box 191.
See Also: Hervey Allen’s personal library of his published works is cataloged separately and is available by call number in the Special Collections stacks. Please see Special Collections staff for more information.

Subseries 1. Poetry, 1919-1935

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes Allen's personal copies and/or special editions of his published poetry. Featured are individual poetry submissions to various journal publications. Some material is enclosed in special containers.


Box 36
Folder 1 America’s First First, in Theatre Arts Monthly, July 1925
Folder 2 Belated Spring; Carolina Spring Song; Heart of Night; Shadow to Shadow, in The Yearbook of the Poetry Society of South Carolina, 1921-1924
Folder 3 Black Roses, in The North American Review, April 1923
Folder 4 The Blindman, in The North American Review, December 1919
Folder 5 The Bride of Huiltzil: An Aztec Legend, (loose leaf), 1922
Folder 6 Christmas Coloure, in The Christmas Herald, December 1921
Folder 7 Confession, in Contemporary Verse, May 1921

Box 37
Folder 1 Dead Men: To A Metaphysician, in The Bookman, May 1922
Folder 2 Despair, in Contemporary Verse, May 1921
Folder 3 Dream Fragment, in The New Republic, July 1920
Folder 4 Gargantua and Transfiguration, in The Scholastic, October 1926
Folder 5 Hylas and Poe in Carolina [article], in The North American Review, October 1920; July 1922
Folder 6 La Cloche Joyeuse,The Pitt Review, March 1920
Folder 7 The Leaping Poll, in The London Mercury, August 1922
Folder 8 Moments, in Contemporary Verse, April 1922
Folder 9 Northern Earth Mood, in Poetry, March 1925
Folder 10 The Old Judge, in The Southern Review, September 1920

Box 38
Folder 1 Portentia, in The Reviewer, May 1922
Folder 2 Refuge, in Contemporary Verse, October 1922
Folder 3 Samples: Limited Edition Club, A Prefatory Essay, 1934-1935
Folder 4 Saga of Leif the Lucky, in The Bookman, December 1923
Folder 5 The Sea-Islands, in Poetry, April 1922
Folder 6 Southward Sidonian Hanno, in The Measure, October 1924
Folder 7 Wampum and Old Gold, in The Yale Series of Younger Poets, 1921
Folder 8 The Wanderer, in Contemporary Verse, June 1924
Folder 9 We, in Life, October 1919
Folder 10 When Shady Avenue Was Shady Lane, 1919

Subseries 2. Prose, 1926-1945

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes Allen's personal copies and/or special editions of his published prose. Featured are individual short story and essay submissions to various publications. Some material is enclosed in special containers.


Box 39
Folder 1 Action at Aquila: First Two Installments, in Cosmopolitan, October 1937; November 1937
Folder 2 Blood Lust, in Cosmopolitan, July 1936
Folder 3 Bread Loaf, in The Writer, April 1935
Folder 4 Brief History: A Postscript, in Carnegie Magazine, October 1945
Folder 5 English and Choctaw, in The North American Review, June 1926
Folder 6 History and the Novel, in The Atlantic Bookshelf, and The Writer, February 1944; October 1944
Folder 7 Jacob Sealy, An Epitaph, in The Bermudian, September 1932
Folder 8 A Personal Historian’s Novel ( Sanfelice Review), in The Saturday Review of Literature, June 1936
Folder 9 Report to Major Roberts, in Cosmopolitan, February 1940